Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonSecret CIA assessment: Russia was attempting to assist Trump Joy Behar: Why do I have to be nice about Trump? Poll: Republicans think media ‘intentionally misled the public’ about polling MORE leads the other potential 2016 Democratic presidential candidates by a six-to-one margin, while the Republican race is wide open, a new poll suggests.
Clinton received 73 percent of support for a presidential bid among Democrats and independents leaning that way, according to a Washington Post-ABC News poll released Thursday.
Vice President Biden came in second place with 12 percent support and Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenDemocrats: Where the hell are You? Dodd-Frank ripe for reform, not repeal Senate Dems offer bill to curb tax break for Trump nominees MORE (D-Mass) came in third with 8 percent.
The pollsters say Clinton’s lead is the largest recorded in 30 years of Washington Post-ABC News polling.
No one in the GOP field received as much support as Clinton in the poll. Six Republican candidates, in fact, received between 10 percent and 20 percent.
Rep. Paul RyanPaul RyanPresident Obama should curb mass incarceration with clemency Senators move to protect 'Dreamers' Cruz, DeSantis to introduce constitutional amendment on term limits MORE (R-Wis.) leads the pack with 20 percent support, with former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) in second with 18 percent. Christie came in third place with only 13 percent among Republicans and independents leaning in that direction.
Forty-three percent of Republicans view Christie favorably, compared to 33 percent who view him unfavorably, the poll indicates.
Three Republican senators who may also run received the least amount of support in the poll. Ted CruzTed CruzSenate passes stopgap funding bill, averting shutdown Senate advances funding measure, avoiding shutdown Cruz, DeSantis to introduce constitutional amendment on term limits MORE (Texas) received 12 percent, Rand PaulRand PaulTrump stumps for Louisiana Senate candidate ahead of runoff Giuliani won't serve in Trump administration Will justice in America be Trumped? MORE (Ky.) had 11 percent and Marco RubioMarco RubioSenate clears water bill with Flint aid, drought relief What Trump's Cabinet picks reveal House passes water bill with Flint aid, drought relief MORE (Fla.) received 10 percent.
Four percent of voters leaning Republican said they wouldn’t vote for any of the above candidates. The poll indicated 9 percent of them had no opinion of the GOP field.